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November 09, 2012

Essence The Twilight Saga - Part 2 Makeup Collection

"As an official promotional partner collaborating with Summit Entertainment, LLC, a LIONSGATE® company, the cosmetics brand essence is launching a special, limited edition make-up collection just in time for the Australian premiere of the highly anticipated THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 on the 15th of November, 2012. 
Team Edward and Team Jacob take note – the time has finally arrived! The big finale of the popular Twilight Saga is coming to theatres soon as vampires and werewolves unite one last time to fight against a common enemy. Just in time for the release of the movie, essence presents a stunning make-up collection inspired by THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2. With the mysterious colors of dawn, fantastic shimmer pigments as well as dark, dramatic effects and blood-red products for your lips and cheeks, essence is offering true vampire power for all girls – until the break of dawn..."
- Press Release   
That's right, to celebrate the release of the final movie in the Twilight Saga, Essence has released a Trend Edition based on the movies. Whilst I'm not a fan of Twilight at all (sorry to all the Twilight lovers), I really like the idea of these products and, in fact, I'm enjoying using some of them. Let's get into the products that are featured in the collection! 

Loose Pigment Eyeshadows 
Vampire eyes! The loose eyeshadow pigments, available in three dark, almost black shades and one light golden shade, create mysterious and fascinating eye make-up à la Bella Swan. Ranging from a subtle shimmer to metallic to a strong sparkle, the right effect to suit every vampire girl is guaranteed. The pigments can either be used individually or combined. Available in 01 Jacob's Protection, 02 Alice Had a Vision – Again, 03 a Piece of Forever and 04 Edward's Love. RRP - $4.95.
Glitter Eyeliner

The highlight for your vampire look! The liquid glitter eyeliner comes in two mystical and magical colors to whisk you away into the darkest night with its cool, fine glitter pigments. The thin brush allows a particularly accurate eyeliner application. Available in 01 Alice Had a Vision – Again and 02 Jacob's Protection. RRP - $4.50 

Rendezvous at night! This lipstick contains fine gold glitter particles sure to make even vampires go weak at the knees. With its silky texture and pampering formula, it ensures super-soft lips just waiting to be kissed by Edward... Available in 01 A Piece of Forever. RRP - $4.95 
Lip Gloss
Lips like Alice and Rosalie! This lipgloss tempts us in a dramatic red as well as intense lilac and offers a glossy finish. The metallic effects guarantee true Cullen style in the battle against the Volturi. Available in 01 Alice Had a Vision - Again and 02 Renesmee Red. RRP - $3.95 
Shimmer Powder
THE absolute must-have for all Twilight girls! The delicate shimmer powder offers your face and body a special glow and makes your complexion look beautifully smooth – for ultimate vampire seduction. Available in 01 Bella's Secret. RRP - $5.95 
An elegant pallor? Dare to blush – and not just when a never-ending love story is sealed with a kiss on screen. This blush sets soft and subtly shimmering red accents on your cheeks. Its velvety texture is easy to apply and distribute for an awesome finish to the elegant, pale vampire look... Available in 01 Renesmee red. RRP - $5.50 
Nail Polish 
The four intense nail polish colors in this collection are sure to last until the break of dawn... and longer! Mystical night blue, seductive black, dark and dramatic purple as well as shiny gold guarantee eye-catching nails at every Twilight Saga party! Available in 01 Jacob's Protection, 02 Alice Had a Vision – Again, 03 a Piece of Forever and 04 Edward's Love. RRP - $3.95.

I received the following products from the collection; Loose Pigment Eyeshadow in #03 a Piece of Forever, Shimmer Powder, Lipgloss in Alice Had a Vision-Again and blush in Renesmee Red. 
Left to Right: Loose Pigment Eyeshadow in #03 a Piece of Forever, Shimmer Powder, Lipgloss in Alice Had a Vision-Again
I received this package yesterday, so I haven't had a chance to try the all the products yet. In saying that, I am a big fan of the Loose Pigment Eyeshadow in a Piece of Forever already. The colour is beautiful and applies so well, adding the nicest colour to the lids. The pigment is a little  chunky, resulting in fallout, yet the colour and price ($4.95) makes that little fact totally irrelevant - It's nothing a tissue won't fix!

You may have noticed that I haven't featured a blush in the swatches. Why? Because it's yours! Well, for one of you. This blush has been added to the growing list of products to be featured in my Christmas giveaway. Stay tuned. There's only 14 day to go until I upload it. 

This limited edition essence make-up collection for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is exclusive to Target and will be available in stores in November and December 2012. 

So, everyone, that's one of the newest collections hitting our shelves from Essence. What do you think of it? Is there any product that you're looking forward to trying? Also, what do you think of  Twilight? Are you as ANTI it as I? 

** Please be aware: This product was sent me for review, however all opinions are my own. I was not paid for this review.

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  1. "This blush has been added to my"... Added to my what? ADDED TO MY WHAT!? Just kidding :P Seriously though, added to my what?

    1. Sorry, Hannah - Thanks for pointing it out! I added it to my giveaway drawer. x

  2. I didn't pick up the blush, it looked too intense for me!

    1. It looks so bright, doesn't it? Whilst I'm sure it's a beautiful colour, I don't have room for it in my current storage so it's a part of my upcoming Christmas giveaway! So excited.

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